BA (English), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; MA (Humanities and Social Thought), New York University; PhD (American Studies), NYU. Media and Technology Studies. Professor Palm’s teaching interests include the politics and economics of popular culture and the history of everyday technology. His research focuses on the roles of technology within the emergence and interplay between new forms of commerce and culture. He is the author of Technologies of Consumer Labor: A History of Self-Service (Routledge, 2017) and a co-editor of The University Against Itself: The NYU Strike and the Future of the Academic Workplace (Temple UP, 2008). His currently book project explores the contemporary traffic in vinyl records.